New Zealand Travel & Tourism

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7 Days In The North Island

Monday, September 14th, 2020

Auckland Skyline

Taking on the entire North Island in just seven days can be a huge undertaking, but don’t worry we’ve put together this handy guide breaking it down into ‘North’ and ‘South’ 7 day options. Both taking a total of 7 days and both allowing for more time to see the best of the North Island (read more)

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The South Island In 7 Days

Monday, August 3rd, 2020

Hokitika Beach

7 days in the South Island and not sure where to go? Let us show you the best of the South Island in one week! Tackling the entire South Island in seven days is an extreme challenge even for the seasoned traveller, so we have broken it down into two options, both taking 7 days. (read more)

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3 Days In Christchurch – The Ideal Itinerary

Saturday, July 11th, 2020

Christchurch Botanic Gardens

Often thought of as the gateway to the South Island, Christchurch is one of those must-visit destinations for all travelers – intrepid or otherwise. Enjoy everything from stunning landscapes and scenery through to adrenaline-pumping adventure activities – the choice is yours! Wondering what to do in Christchurch for 3 days? Then we have got you (read more)

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3 Days In Auckland – The Ideal Itinerary

Tuesday, June 30th, 2020

Auckland Skyline

Whether you are heading away for a long weekend or planning a quick 3 day getaway, Auckland is the ultimate urban destination. Visitors to New Zealand’s biggest city can enjoy the hustle and bustle of the central city, with plenty of cafes, restaurants, shopping, galleries, museums and attractions or choose to relax and unwind out (read more)

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Christchurch Winter Activities 2020

Sunday, March 22nd, 2020

Hanmer Springs Hot Pools

Christchurch is the gateway to the whole Canterbury region and is a great place to start your South Island journey. Here’s USAVE’s pick of activities and places to visit from Christchurch during winter.

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Summer Activities Auckland 2020 – 2021

Monday, March 16th, 2020

Aerial View Over Waitemata Harbour

With beautiful sandy beaches, hot sunny days and water everywhere you turn, summertime in Auckland is simply the best time to get the most out of this amazing city. Explore the sights and sounds of New Zealand’s ‘city of sails’ and soak up some sun this summer in Auckland. Read on for our suggestions on (read more)

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Top 5 Things To Do In Mount Maunganui

Tuesday, March 10th, 2020

Mount Maunganui, or “The Mount” as its locally known, is located on a peninsula at the North Eastern tip of Tauranga, in the Bay of Plenty region of New Zealand. Renowned for its picture perfect beaches and widely regarded as a coastal paradise, it is a well-known and very popular year-round holiday destination in New (read more)

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Road Trip Guide – Auckland To Rotorua

Monday, February 17th, 2020

Travelling New Zealand By Road

For anyone looking to spend some time enjoying a bit of the New Zealand countryside the unique rural and coastal scenery of the beautiful Bay of Plenty makes for the perfect road trip from Auckland. Travelling from Auckland to Rotorua by car is a great opportunity to get out of the city and experience a (read more)

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Queenstown And Southern Lakes Highlights

Sunday, February 16th, 2020

The Lonely Planet has named Queenstown and the Southern Lakes as number 8 in its top 10 places to visit in 2012, so head down to the region and discover why the area is so deserving of this endorsement. Check out our pick of the best destinations in the region and take your rental car on a road trip to explore at your own pace.

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10 Best New Zealand Summer Lakes

Friday, December 6th, 2019

Lake Matheson

With the hot days rolling in most of us will seek to cool off in the traditional Kiwi way and head to the nearest mass of water this summer. Droves of day trippers and holidaymakers head to the beaches, lakes and rivers around the country that offer up sun, swimming and relaxation at its best. (read more)

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